“Streets are talking and apparently they want to you to stop being like Mike and drinking your Ghostface flavored Wu-Juice,” says Don’t Believe the Hypebeast.
Just do it.
Here’s an ad explaining how the crazy hooking up an iPod nano to your Nike running shoe works. Pretty f’n cool. It seems like your nano will speak to you and tell you how far you’ve run, how far you have to go, how long you ran, etc. You can then redock your nano and track all your progress on the computer.
If you’re at work, watch out for F-Bombs, but finally an introspective video montage of women’s shoe culture, exposed by the insight and authority that only a transvestite can bring to the subject.
• Nah nah nah, kids are circumventing anti-Myspace filters by setting up their own proxy servers from home and accessing them at school.
The first two minutes are a touch slow but then the panda and the fish start playing russian roulette.
Showcasing a penchant for dorky punnery and thereby winning our hearts, Kelley writes:
Get some new kicks this Spring. You don’t want to be stuffing your foot up The Man’s ass with those boring old Keds, do you?
If you’re possessed by an attraction towards nostalgic ankle-breakers, you may enjoy designing your own “Chuck Talyor” aka “Chucks” aka “Converse All-Star” shoes here.
• Buy.com has a clearance sale running through the 14th. We didn’t find any particularly fantastic deals, however, so shop carefully.
Ladies love them shoes, says fashion watchdog Forbes.com.
Cohen estimates that shoes costing $1,000 and up account for less than 1% of total women’s fashion footwear sales (fashion footwear is defined as anything other than athletic), but he acknowledges a growing group of women willing to pay more for their shoes now than they ever have been before. “It changed as early as a year-and-a-half ago but picked up steam in the past six months. Women consider footwear their signature item now.”
Oddly enough, we consider women’s feet our signature item, although we’ve been advised to stop wearing them to Sunday School.
We got this frightening portent in our Gmail accounts today from shoe retailer Zappo’s. The mukluk menace mushes on.
We know the chances of this actually working are slim-to-none, but as burgeoning sneaker junky, we’ve got to mention it. Someone has created an online petition requesting that Nike create the future high-tops worn by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future II. They look strangely hip these days, and it’s actually possible to affordably recreate the glowing Nike logo from the movie. (The powered lacing might be a little bit more difficult, but it’s probably not unpossible, either.)